St. John’s Northwestern

Military Academy

Summer Programs


Army JROTC Program Course Details

Wellness and Physical Fitness
With an emphasis on personal and social responsibility, cadets will learn to engage in behaviors and make decisions that enhance quality of life and maximize physical potential. Additionally, cadets will participate in first aid classroom simulations to practice and strengthen first aid administration skills.

Cadet Safety and Marksmanship Training
Cadets will be trained in firearm safety to gain an understanding of proper rifle operation and different firing positions. As part of the Army JROTC curriculum, cadets will also be introduced to the historic applications of marksmanship and its current use as a sport.

Foundations for Success
Through the use of learning assessments, Thinking Maps® and graphic organizers, cadets will apply strategies to improve their critical thinking, study habits and communication skills while laying groundwork for a summer service learning project.

Leadership Theory and Application
Cadets will have the opportunity to compare different leadership styles and approaches to planning, decision-making, problem solving, negotiation and supervision. With an emphasis on principles, values and strategies, cadets will become competent in working effectively both as a team member, leader and mentor.

Using an interactive simulation program, cadets will practice land navigation skills in a virtual 3D environment to prepare for orienteering at Lapham Peak State Park. This training also includes a mission builder to allow creation of custom missions and help with hands-on protractor skills.